The casino & resort opened on August 5, 1966. This year marks its 50th anniversary and Caesars Palace Entertainment is taking the entire year to celebrate.
Before we discuss The Octavius Tower at Caesars, let’s talk architecture. The concrete and glass forms of IM Pei. The explanatory structural simplicity of Mies van der Rohe’s creations. This marriage of simple, pure, useful design and comfortability has been what is driving this whitewashing of Vegas.